Author Archives: LEO XL Y. FUENTES, JR.

5 years ago

Seeds of Freedom

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Seeds of Freedom

If Tito Manny is alive to this day, for sure he will be one of the advocates against aerial spraying in banana plantations for this endangers the lives of our people.

5 years ago

GENUINELY ORGANIC

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GENUINELY ORGANIC

Our journey towards a sustainable agriculture remains to be a long and winding road as we are still confronted with landlessness and capitalist opportunism in the agriculture sector. Don’t get me wrong; despite its inadequacies and tendencies to favor the rich farmers and landlords, the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010 is a milestone in our quest for a sustainable agriculture.

5 years ago

SWEET OPPORTUNITIES OF STEVIA

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SWEET OPPORTUNITIES OF STEVIA

As the crisis worsens in third world countries like the Philippines, health care is apparently not a priority for the government. With the continuing neglect and consistent slash of budget for health among any other social services, this resulted to a ballooning and complex problems of health concerns.

5 years ago

TENSION

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TENSION

Temperatures run feverish high on Wednesday August 6 in Nabunturan town, Compostela Valley following a Department of Energy order to close the office of the beleaguered Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative- Cooperative Development Authority (Daneco-CDA) office.

5 years ago

Summer Gardening Tips

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Right after grabbing a cup of coffee; I make rounds in my newly established backyard garden to kick-off my day. It is a warm and pleasant sunny day here in the valley, the sun said: Hello! It’s summer time. Proper crop management in the garden is required, especially this summer season. Here are few tips in taking good care of your backyard garden this summer.

5 years ago

BREAKING ROCKS, STEREOTYPE

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BREAKING ROCKS, STEREOTYPE

A woman breaks rocks taken out from the mine tunnels in Barangay Bukal, Nabuturan town in gold-rich Compostela Valley province, which shows even women can perform a “man’s” job. (Leo Y. Fuentes, Jr. / davaotoday.com)